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Grants to stop violence, promote Indigenous healing

April 20, 2018 SURREY – Women escaping violence, Indigenous families healing from intergenerational trauma, and youth needing mentorship to resist gang involvement will benefit from nearly $6.5 million in grants supporting government’s crime prevention priorities. In all, more than 170 local programs and projects – led by community organizations, school districts, police agencies and others […]

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Manitoba Builds on The Climate Atlas of Canada to Coincide with Earth Day

April 20, 2018 New Section on Impact to Agriculture Launched Today The Manitoba government provided $200,000 to the Prairie Climate Centre to support the continued development of the Climate Atlas of Canada, with a new section devoted to agriculture unveiled to coincide with Earth Day, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “The effects of […]

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Grants available for Alberta Culture Days events

Applications are now open for communities and organizations interested in hosting events for Alberta Culture Days this fall. “Alberta Culture Days is an opportunity for communities across the province to demonstrate and share their passion for art, music, history and culture with Albertans and visitors. I encourage every community and community organization to join in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201818 Views

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Repeat: MMIWG National Inquiry to close registration for Part 1 of Truth Gathering Process on April 20, 2018

Vancouver BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today announced that registration for family members and survivors wishing to share their truths with the National Inquiry’s Truth Gathering Process-Community Hearings and Statement Gathering-will close on April 20, 2018. Commissioners encourage all family members and survivors who wish to share their […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201821 Views

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BC Assembly of First Nations Applauds BC Supreme Court Decision in Ahousaht

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – April 19, 2018) – Today, Nuu-chah-nulth Fishing Rights were confirmed in the BC Supreme Court in the Ahousaht et al v. Canada.  The Court found that the Government of Canada was not justified in infringing on the Aboriginal rights of the five plaintiff First Nations.  The Judge ruled […]

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McMaster U: New Wilson Leadership Scholars show exceptional leadership potential

April 20, 2018 This year’s Wilson Leadership Scholar Award winners have been selected after a rigorous multi-stage process involving written submissions and online and in-person interviews. Sarah Brooks, Integrated Science; Erik Joy, Chemical and Bioengineering; and Carol Markos, Indigenous Studies and Political Science represent the third cohort of Leaders for the award, which was launched […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201821 Views

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NU Government: Sport Awards nominations

April 20, 2018 Do you know an outstanding athlete, coach or volunteer in your community? Nominations are now open for the 2017-2018 Sport Awards! The Sport Awards recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Nunavut athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers in the following categories: Male/Female Athlete of the Year. Team of the Year. Coach of the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201815 Views

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Sara Kopamees interviews IBM to celebrate the company’s centennial

TORONTO, April 20, 2018  – Interactive publishers Industry Media announced the release of the latest issue of Canadian Industry Online (CIO) magazine, featuring a cover interview with IBM. As part of the magazine’s tech series, the interview celebrates over 100 years of IBM’s influence on innovation and technology in Canada and beyond. Other features include a focus on TransLink, a […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201816 Views

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SK Government: Permit Process for Cannabis Wholesale Permits Now Open

April 20, 2018 The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) is now accepting applications for wholesale cannabis permits as well as licensed producer registrations. Permitted wholesalers will be able to purchase cannabis from federally-licensed producers that are registered to supply the Saskatchewan market or from other permitted wholesalers operating in the province. Wholesale permittees can […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201817 Views

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Lakehead Orillia launches lecture series for lifelong learners

April 19, 2018 – Orillia, ON Do you love to learn? Lakehead University Orillia has just the ticket for you. Open U is a day of dynamic and inspiring lectures for those who love to learn minus the homework or tests. It’s an opportunity to relive your university or college experience – no matter your interest! “We’re […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201816 Views

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NIC celebrates a decade of community-led health in remote First Nations communities

April 18, 2018 Join NIC’s Global Learning Initiative Thursday, April 26 at NIC’s Comox Valley campus to celebrate how 10 years of nursing field schools in remote Indigenous communities has changed nursing education on Vancouver Island. Date: Apr 26, 2018 Time: 05:00 PM – 07:00 PM Location: Puntledge Hall, Room P121, Comox Valley Campus Cost: Admission by donation to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201813 Views

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Better Health Care, More Support for Ontario Nurses

Significant Investments Will Support Patients, Health Care Workers and Hospitals April 20, 2018 9:30 A.M. Office of the Premier Ontario is making major investments in the health care system to address capacity issues, reduce wait times and provide better care closer to home. Premier Kathleen Wynne was at the annual meeting of the Registered Nurses’ […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201817 Views

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Departing Auditor General offers commentary to MLAs and Albertans on the importance of thinking long term on decisions being made today

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … In his final communication to the Members of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly, and to Albertans, Auditor General Merwan N. Saher FCPA, FCA stresses the importance of long-term fiscal reporting as the path to a sustainable financial future for Alberta. In his commentary — Putting Alberta’s Financial Future in Focus — Saher says […]

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Roundtable on gender and trafficking in persons held in advance of G7 Security Ministers’ Meeting

April 20, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Public Safety Canada Women and girls account for the vast majority of victims of trafficking in persons. The Government of Canada is committed to countering this terrible crime, which occurs in every region of the world, exploiting human vulnerability that may be created by poverty, racism, conflict and lack of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201816 Views

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Apply For Inuvialuit Child Care Program Beginning May 1

APRIL 19, 2018 The Inuvialuit Child Care program will begin to accept applications on May 1, 2018 through the Program Coordinators at your community’s Child Development Centre or Aboriginal Head Start. As a reminder to parents, you must register your child every year to be eligible. Please ensure that your application is sent and received by June 18, 2018. Applications received […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201815 Views

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Auditor’s Reports and NEB Financial Statements

Core Control Audit The Office of the Comptroller General recently audited the National Energy Board’s compliance to requirements contained in selected policies and directives for financial management. As a regulator, the NEB invites rigorous scrutiny of our processes in the same way that we scrutinize those we regulate. We are pleased that the audit results […]

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Sodexo Canada and Xposure PR Earn International Communications Award

Burlington, Ontario – April 20, 2018 – Sodexo Canada and its public relations agency, Xposure PR, have been honored with a 2018 Gold Quill Award of Merit in Media Relations from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). The Gold Quill recognizes excellence in strategic communications worldwide and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious […]

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Boralex enters into a purchase agreement to acquire the Kallista Energy Investment SAS portfolio

Highlights: Boralex strengthens its position as France’s largest independent producer of wind power by increasing its installed capacity from 609 MW to 772 MW. Worldwide, Boralex increased its total installed capacity by more than 11%, from 1,456 MW to 1,619 MW. Acquisition of 163 MW of wind power projects in operation with a weighted average […]

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Elements Casino Victoria Announces the Launch of its Community Partnership Program – Elements of Community

Victoria, BC (April 19, 2018): Elements Casino Victoria is pleased to announce that it will be launching a brand new community program – Elements of Community – focused on supporting charitable and community organizations that are located in the Island Capital Regional District and the West Shore municipalities of Colwood, Highlands, Langford, Metchosin, Esquimalt, Sooke […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201823 Views

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Nemaska Lithium Launches a USD 300-350M Bond Offering

April 20, 2018 Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:NMX)(FRANKFURT:N0T) is pleased to announce that it is launching an offering of senior secured callable bonds (“Bonds”) on a private placement basis for proceeds of USD 300-350M (the “Bond Offering”). The Corporation has engaged Clarksons Platou Securities and Pareto Securities (collectively, the “Managers”) as managers, […]

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Abacus announces grant of stock options

Vancouver, BC — April 20, 2018.  Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company”) (TSXV:AME) announces that the Board of Directors has approved the grant of stock options to directors, officer, employees and consultants of the Company allowing for the acquisition of up to, in the aggregate, 447,500 shares of the Company. The grant […]

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Wasaya Group and Exchange Income Corporation Complete Transaction

THUNDER BAY, ON, April 19, 2018  – We are pleased to announce Wasaya Group (“Wasaya”), its shareholders and Exchange Income Corporation (“EIC”) (TSX:EIF) have successfully closed the transaction that was first announced on February 1, 2018. “Completing this milestone is one of the most significant events in Wasaya’s 29 year history,” said Michael Rodyniuk, President and CEO of Wasaya. […]

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Recognizing the Public Interest in Nation to Nation Fishery Negotiations

VANCOUVER, April 19, 2018 – “Reconciliation isn’t just about negotiations between First Nations and the Crown, it has to directly involve those whose livelihoods might be affected in keeping with previous Supreme Court of Canadadecisions,” said Gary Wharton, legal counsel and spokesperson for the intervenors representing the BC Seafood Alliance and the BC Wildlife Federation. “The BC Supreme […]

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Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Jane Philpott – January 25, 2018 I would like to thank Claudette Commanda for her welcome, and the Elders for their blessings. I acknowledge that we are gathered on Algonquin Territory. I would like to extend a warm welcome to National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations, President Natan Obed of Inuit […]

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Statement from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard following the B.C. Supreme Court Decision – Ahousaht Indian Band and Nation et al v. Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today issued the following statement: “As the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and as a Canadian, I fully support reconciliation and care deeply about a renewed relationship with our Indigenous partners, including the five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201812 Views

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The Daily Friday, April 20, 2018

Consumer Price Index, March 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.3% on a year-over-year basis in March, following a 2.2% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.1% in March, after increasing 0.2% in February. Continue reading  Retail trade, February 2018 Retail sales increased 0.4% in February […]

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Harpauer addresses reduction in spending on First Nations and Metis programs

Credits: Regina Leader-Post Published on Apr 12, 2018 Finance Minister Donna Harpauer was asked about the budget’s $3.1 million reduction in funding to First Nations and Metis programs, as well as what the government is doing to reduce the high unemployment rate in First Nations communities in northern Saskatchewan.

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Nunatsiavut Government: Notice of Withdrawal of Candidate

April 19, 2018 The Nunatsiavut Elections Officer advises that Mr. Roy Blake has today withdrawn as a candidate for the 2018 election for Ordinary Member for the Constituency of Upper Lake Melville. As the ballots for the election have already been prepared, Mr. Blake’s name will still appear on the ballots. In accordance with s. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201824 Views

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Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Introductory Statements — Indigenous Women, Youth and Children

Note: A complete summary of today’s Permanent Forum meetings will be made available after their conclusion. Introductory Statements — Indigenous Women, Youth and Children TARCILA RIVERA ZEA, Forum expert from Peru, pressed States to prevent and eliminate all forms of violence and discrimination against indigenous women, young people, children, elder persons and persons with disabilities. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201823 Views

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Indigenous Peoples Disproportionately Impacted by Climate Change, Systematically Targeted for Defending Freedoms, Speakers Tell Permanent Forum

Indigenous peoples were overrepresented among the poor, disproportionately impacted by climate change and systematically targeted for defending their freedoms, experts told the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues today as it covered a range of infringements upon collective rights to lands, territories and natural resources. The day featured two interactive dialogues. In the first, panellist Victoria […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201824 Views

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Rural Development Institute reports on dynamics of rural and northern Manitoba to Manitoba Electoral Divisions and Boundaries Commission

April 19, 2018 A report by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) is informing the work of the Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission. As part of the Commission’s broad public consultation process, it contacted RDI to report on the state of rural and northern Manitoba.  The report draws on RDI’s body of research […]

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Homelessness Survey in Arviat

19 April 2018  The Department of Family Services, in partnership with the Nunavut Housing Corporation, is conducting a survey in Arviat from April 23-May 4, to better understand homelessness in the community. A research team just completed similar survey work in Pond Inlet and Clyde River. Staff from the Department of Family Services Poverty […]

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UWinnipeg MAIG grad headed to prestigious sustainable development summit

UWinnipeg alumna and Masters of Arts in Indigenous Governance graduate Brielle Beaudin-Reimer is one of 40 young leaders invited to participate in the prestigious Generation SDG Summit hosted by the Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) from April 21-25. The Generation SDG Summit brings together voices from different disciplines, generations (half of the participants are under […]

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Meet with Minister of Indigenous Services to Determine Steps for Concrete Progress

Apr 19, 2018 New Pauktuutit Board is steadfast in their advocacy to address child welfare, violence against women and healthcare needs. (OTTAWA – April 19, 2018) Today, Members of the Executive for the Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Board met with the Hon. Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, to discuss collaboration around addressing critical […]

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Ministerial Statement – Provincial Government Congratulates Recipients of Community Addictions and Mental Health Grants

The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services I rise today to congratulate the recipients of this year’s Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Grants program. Mr. Speaker, 44 community groups and organizations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador will receive a […]

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Chevron Canada should pay for pollution in Ecuador, Ontario court told – The Guelph Mercury

A group of Indigenous people from the Amazon argued Wednesday that they should be able to seize shares of Chevron Canada to pay for the pollution its U.S. parent company allegedly left behind in their homeland A group of Indigenous Ecuadorians are arguing in an Ontario court that they should be able to seize shares […]

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2018 Landsberg Award Finalists Announced

TORONTO, April 19, 2018  – The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF), in association with the Canadian Women’s Foundation, is pleased to announce the finalists for the annual Landsberg Award, recognizing exceptional coverage of women’s equality issues. The Landsberg Award celebrates a journalist who provides greater profile to women’s equality issues. The award recognizes exceptional research, analysis […]

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MP Jolibois Asks Government to Keep Promise of MMIWG Hearings in La Loche, La Ronge, and Meadow Lake

La Ronge – New Democrat Georgina Jolibois (Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River) is demanding that the Liberal government expand the mandate of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry so that families and survivors in Northern Saskatchewan can share their truths. “Their tone has completely changed,” said Jolibois. “They were open and willing to come to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201826 Views

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QNW Campaign launch: My Indigenous Culture

Québec Native Women (QNW) is pleased to invite you to the launch of our “My Indigenous Culture” campaign on April 25th, 2018. This new QNW campaign will provide resources and activities for Indigenous youth to actively engage in promoting their cultural pride, in addition to sensitizing non-Indigenous youth about Indigenous culture. As a comprehensive campaign, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201831 Views

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Over 450 business leaders call on B.C. government to stand strong against Kinder Morgan

“We know you value the hundreds of thousands of jobs that depend on B.C.’s natural beauty and livability. The Trans Mountain pipeline is too risky to be built here.” VANCOUVER, April 19, 2018 – More than 450 businesses employing thousands of Canadians today sent an open letter to B.C. Premier John Horgan, asking the Province to stand […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201854 Views

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Ontario Police Street Checks Review to hold a public consultation in Sudbury next Monday, April 23, 2018

TORONTO, April 19, 2018 – The Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch, who is reviewing Ontario’s Regulation 58/16 on police street checks, also known as carding, will hold a public consultation in Sudbury next Monday, April 23, 2018. The Consultation will be held at the Radisson Rainbow Centre, Notre Dame Ballroom, 85 Ste. Anne Rd, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. A light meal will be […]

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OTC_SK: Heart of Treaty 6 Reconciliation

On April 18, 2018 the partners of Heart of Treaty 6 Reconciliation publicly committed to travelling together on a path of reconciliation. Through a pipe ceremony and public signing of a Commitment to Relationships and Trust, they acknowledged common objectives, principles for working together, and a shared vision for reconciliation. Heart of Treaty 6 Reconciliation […]

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Submit your film to the NSI Online Short Film Festival, deadline June 4

Submissions are now open for the National Screen Institute’s Online Short Film Festival. Films are accepted exclusively through FilmFreeway until Monday, June 4, 2018. Films that meet award criteria are eligible for the $1,250 A&E Short Filmmakers Award for best film. Read about the most recent winners. NSI Online Short Film Festival winners receive a […]

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Hivernant: A Métis Winter Camp Experience

Métis youth wouldn’t let anything get in the way of attending the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Hivernant Winter Camp Experience. A group of 14 Métis youth travelled to Thunder Bay for the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Métis Youth Cultural Camp (MYCC) the weekend of March 23-26. The students involved wouldn’t have missed it. […]

by aanationtalk on April 19, 201817 Views

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(hashtag)MuseumWeek challenge: How many can you visit?

April 19, 2018 Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda issued the following statement about #MuseumWeek (April 23 – 29): “Next week marks the beginning of #MuseumWeek — an opportunity to celebrate and recognize museums and cultural institutions around the world — and I am asking you to celebrate with us. “In honour of this year’s […]

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Northern Ontario School of Medicine establishes cross-border project to improve opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Native American populations

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth (UMMSD) have established a cross-border program to improve the health and educational opportunities of First Nations, Métis and Native Americans in Northern Ontario and Northern Minnesota. The program will provide an exchange among cross-border experts in Indigenous health profession programs and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201834 Views

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Province Extends Public Health Information Management System to Manitoba First Nations

April 19, 2018 A new information sharing agreement will enable 63 First Nations across the province to access Manitoba’s public health information management system, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Co-ordinating care is a key element to providing health care in an efficient, effective manner,” said Goertzen.  “This tool will allow […]

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Canada one step closer to a National Pharmacare Program; time for federal government to act

April 19, 2018 Canada’s Community Health Centres applaud the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health’s formal recommendation for the federal government to implement a single-payer, universal prescription drug plan for Canadians. The recommendation comes in the Committee’s report Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians, tabled yesterday in the House of Commons. Over the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201823 Views

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Introducing Dal’s honorary degree recipients for Spring Convocation 2018

April 19, 2018 Dalhousie’s thousands of new graduates this spring — the class of Dal’s 200th anniversary year — will be joined by eight outstanding individuals whose achievements are being recognized with an honorary degree. Honorary degrees recognize people who’ve demonstrated inspirational leadership in, or in service to, society, outstanding contribution to a field or […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201826 Views

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ON Government: 30,000 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors

Ontario Supporting Seniors, Caregivers and Families with 5,000 New Beds Across the Province by 2022 April 19, 2018 9:35 A.M. Office of the Premier Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Kensington Gardens in Toronto today to announce that Ontario has allocated 5,000 new long-term care (LTC) beds in communities across the province. This is part of […]

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